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5 Things That Could Be Stealing Your Joy

Amanda Gore | Posted 04.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Amanda Gore

Listen to yourself all day today -- are you an uplifting, inspiring, positive person to be around? Or you point out what is wrong with everything? Are blaming, judging and criticizing your default patterns? Do you focus on people's weaknesses? If this is you -- STOP IT!

Why Doing the Things You Don't Want to Do Will Make You a Better Person

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Daffnee Cohen

Since I know I've triggered your brain to think about that one thing you really don't want to do (you're welcome), I want to share with you how I successfully crossed my most recent dilemma off of my to-do list without pulling my hair out.

Clean From the Inside Out

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

We have minds that race at a speed we can barely comprehend. We live in bodies that endure wear and tear of non-stop stress. We have souls that are constantly being pulled and pressured by the energetic demands of life.

Becoming the Healing Vigilante: Part 2

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 04.11.2014 | Impact
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

"You know what they say, if their lips are moving, they're lying," Barbie snapped at me. Introducing antagonist number three -- in just my first ...

Courage: A Small Dose Will Help With Your Reinvention. Do You Have It?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Where does one gain the courage to make a change? It's a great leap of faith and takes courage to define and explore your wants and needs in life. Whe...

Board Your Own Ship

Anthony Silard | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Anthony Silard

To bring our lives closer to what we imagine they can become, let's consider the origins of the word "discipline." Discipline is derived from the word...

3 Ways To Bring Yourself Back To Reality

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

As human beings, we have to be careful not to deny reality when it hurts our happiness, health and success. We must accept things are they are, not as we wish them to be.

This Philosopher's Wisdom Will Help You Lead A Happy Life

James Clear | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Many historians believe that Aurelius practiced writing as a daily habit, regardless of the circumstances. Some of his most famous passages were written from outposts and battlefields as he sought to expand the Roman Empire.

Finding Wisdom in a Fractured World

Harold Lloyd | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Harold Lloyd

The wise person understands why we run from questions that we might not be able to answer, and why we wrongly avoid other obstacles or risks that we should face. Our default emotions have evolved to lament loss more than to celebrate gain.

7 Ways to Care Rather Than Care-Take

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

When we are care-giving rather than care-taking, we do these things willingly because it is loving to ourselves and to the other to do so, and we do not feel the resentment that we often feel when we give ourselves up to care-take.

3 Pieces of Advice for Young Entrepreneurs

Daffnee Cohen | Posted 04.01.2014 | Business
Daffnee Cohen

Every single day is a learning experience for me, and every project and deal I work through makes me a stronger and happier person. I believe it would be selfish of me to not share my insight with others.

What Can American Idol Teach Us About Confidence?

Sam Horn | Posted 03.31.2014 | Entertainment
Sam Horn

See, anxiety can be defined in two words: not knowing. They weren't sure what to do anymore because they're receiving conflicting advice. They're so confused they no longer know what they know.

The Gifted Speaker: 'Like, Um, Like, Like, Like, You Know, You Know' -- Filler Overload

Michelle Hakala-Wolf | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle Hakala-Wolf

I have many students who have struggled with this problem. All of them have been able to conquer it with some success. Most important though is consider where you are and what you are trying to say. There is a time and place for everything.

4 Ways To Break The Hypnotic Spell That's Keeping You From Finding Happiness

Virginia Sullivan | Posted 03.27.2014 | Fifty
Virginia Sullivan

In the running world, when you've laid off running for a while the first run you make is the 'break the spell' run. No matter how long I've laid off, during that first run I'm able to shake off the lethargy of not running and get back on the road with just me, my thoughts and my sneakers.

Be the Most Memorable Person in the Room With These 4 Steps

GalTime | Posted 03.24.2014 | Women
GalTime

Being memorable is something that you can control. It is about your mindset and attitude and knowing YOU are worth remembering.

How Kindness Will Change Your Life and the World

Tina Williamson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Tina Williamson

What is the point of being kind to a stranger or an enemy? Kindness can change your life and change the world.

8 Signs You're Standing In Your Own Way (And What To Do About It)

Andrea Haupts | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Haupts

If we believe that we can't make it, we give up before we even have taken the first step. Failure is on the cards when we enter new territory, but with each try, we can learn how to improve. Eventually, we are going to succeed, if we are willing to embrace failure as a valuable experience to learn from.

10 Tips For Loving Life In Your 30s

Raluca State | Posted 03.22.2014 | Women
Raluca State

Life is short. And I want to spend the rest of it loving myself and taking pride in the woman I have become and the choices I make.

Coming Clear: Confessions of a Packrat

Stephanie Bennett Vogt | Posted 03.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Bennett Vogt

Even a single paperclip or hairball has the potential to change our lives. Would you like to lighten your load right now? Consider this simple clearing practice.

Sharpen Your Saw: Habit No. 7 of 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Bruce Mayhew | Posted 03.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Bruce Mayhew

Sharpen The Saw is a conversation about planning and continuous improvement. Sharpen The Saw discusses self-renewal, self-care, self-respect and self...

30 Things I've Learned Before My 30th Birthday

J. Kate Franklin | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
J. Kate Franklin

Being gentle and kind are the ultimate virtues. To everyone I've encountered in these 30 years, because I knew you, I have been changed for good and humbled by it all.

The Key to Reinvention

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 03.17.2014 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

If you listen carefully to yourself, you'll start to notice the cues that will lead you to what you wish you were doing, creating, living and being.

Healing Vigilante: 7 Ways to Stay in Your Authentic Self

Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark | Posted 03.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Aimee Le Zakrewski Clark

The heart is not so easily changed, but the head can be persuaded. -- Pabbie the Grandfather Troll from the movie Frozen. What is your "authentic ...

10 Things To Stop Telling Yourself

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 03.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Amandah Blackwell

Words are powerful, especially when you put emotion behind them. Remember, what you give out comes back to you. Speak words of faith and hope.

7 Ways to Overcome Loss

Alexandra Harra | Posted 03.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

We naturally want to regain the things or people we've lost. But there's a fine line between doing your part and pushing fate.